The only solution to fix the Europe migrant crisis is to rebuild Syria and Libya, where most of the refugees come from, and allow them to live decent lives in their homelands. If Brussels fails to realize this, things will ...
In the final act of the Greek economic drama that has dragged on for more than six months the German parliament, the Bundestag, has approved the Greek bailout package.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced confidence that the International Monetary Fund will join the latest bailout for Greece, saying she’s ready to discuss debt relief to help the aid plan succeed.
Angela Merkel sits atop an EU kingdom built upon the misconception and illusion that the Euro would only bring benefits.
Greece and the EU should contractually link changes in the terms of the country's EU loans to milestones in structural reform. Think of the result as structural-reform-indexed (SRI) loans, akin to former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis's gross-domestic- product-indexed bonds.
Now that Greece is eligible again for loans from the IMF, getting any more money from the fund may hinge on a test of wills between Christine Lagarde and Angela Merkel.
German media outlet DWN believes the EU will split, and the final break is only a matter of time.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras surrendered to European demands for immediate action to qualify for up to 86 billion euros ($96 billion) of aid he needs to keep his country in the euro.
A sceptical euro zone finance minister block led by Germany demanded on Saturday that Greece go beyond painful austerity measures accepted by Greek PM Alexis Tsipras if he wants them to open negotiations on a third bailout for his bankrupt ...
With the ECB tightening the screws on Greek banks and the German finance ministry as well as German lawmakers tightening the screws on Angela Merkel, the Chancellor is drawing a hard line toward the Greeks in the face of calls ...
Greek voters are almost evenly split, with the YES vote showing some early signs of pulling ahead, before a referendum on EU creditor's austerity deal takes place in three days
The word ‘crisis’ originates from Ancient Greece. It’s a medical term; Hippocrates wrote extensively about ‘crisis’ being the key turning point in disease progression - the time at which it either overcomes the patient, or it subsides.
The Greek referendum is worded in a way that allows very little room for Syriza opponents and EU oligarchs to turn the vote into a referendum on the Euro itself, which has proven to be a successful approach in the ...
No deal, no not deal. Early reports indicate new Eurogroup on Thursday to hammer out final decision on Greece.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seeking a “definitive” solution for Greece in a proposal to European Union leaders on the eve of emergency talks that could decide the nation’s future in the euro.
The United States does not want Greece to leave the Eurozone fearing it may then establish new close economic ties with Russia and China. Merkel and Tusk have been ordered by Washington to make a deal.
The EU has no real leverage on Greece and Tsipras knows it. This is not about fiscal policy or debt...this is about Merkel and her US rulers not allowing Greece to pivot east under any circumstances.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is unable to find a creative win-win solution for the Greek crisis, instead insisting on the same old failure of a policy that she has imposed on Greece for the last six years.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threw down the gauntlet to Greece’s creditors, accusing the International Monetary Fund of “criminal” responsibility for his country’s predicament.
In a desperate bid to try and get Alexis Tsipras to accept the Troika's terms for another bailout, German Chancellor Merkel is now using fear mongering tactics to try and scare Athens into signing away the country's future.
The IMF has withdrawn its delegation from negotiations in Brussels aimed at breaking an impasse and unlocking crucial loans, citing significant differences with the Greek side following another round of talks between Alexis Tsipras, Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President ...
During two hours of talks in Brussels that began late on Wednesday and also included French President Francois Hollande, Tsipras said his government will work with “higher intensity” to find a deal.
Greece faces a week of urgent diplomacy to free up bailout aid and avert a potential default as world leaders press for a final resolution to the standoff.
Many members of Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc are now leaning towards the conclusion that the euro zone would be better off without Greece...something that Merkel has been opposed to from the very start of the Grexit saga.
German Finance Minister Schaeuble hinted that Berlin was preparing for a possible Greek default, drawing a parallel with the secrecy of German reunification plans in 1989.